Religious fraud

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See also: pious fraud

A term used for civil[1][2] or criminal fraud carried out in the name of a religion[3][4] or within a religion, e.g. false claims to being Kosher[5][6] or tax fraud.[7]


  1. ^ Civil Law: Using Secular Law to Assure Observance of Practices with Religious … K Greenawalt - South California Law Review, 1997
  2. ^ On Balance: Religious Liberty and Third-Party Harms JC Lipson - Minnesota Law Review, 1999
  3. ^ Privilege, Posture and Protection Religion in the Law; Weiss, Jonathan. Yale Law Journal. 593 (1963-1964)
  4. ^ Profit without honor: White-collar crime and the looting of America SM Rosoff, HN Pontell, RH Tillman
  5. ^ Kosher Fraud Statutes and the Establishment Clause: Are They Kosher MA Berman - Colum. JL & Soc. Probs., 1992
  6. ^ University of Dayton Law Review (1997-1998). Can Kosher Fraud Statutes Pass the Lemon Test: The Constitutionality of Current and Proposed Statutes; Lindsay, Karen Ruth Lavy
  7. ^ The effect of religiosity on tax fraud acceptability: A cross-national analysis. S Stack, A Kposowa, 2006